Weekly Meetings

Lafayette Rotary usually meets weekly on Thursdays at 12:15 to 1:30PM. Due to the current COVID-19 situation, meetings for the foreseeable future are held on Zoom online rather than in -person. Our meetings are great opportunities to meet other community leaders, hear from thought leaders from the bay area and have fun.

Upcoming Meetings – virtual – Program may change!

Oct 22 – Speaker Colleen Noland, Sustainable Contra Costa: Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge
Oct 29 – Speaker Caitlin Sly, Meals on Wheels
Nov 5 – Speaker Suzi Gelden, Assistance League of Diablo Valley

Previous Speakers:

January 9 – Speaker Nan Su: “The Wisdom and Humanity from Ancient Chinese Culture”
January 16 – Speaker Sharon Wood: “Update on New Day for Children”
January 23 – Speaker Michaele MaKay McCoy: “The American Constitution”
January 30 – Speaker Michael Barrington: “Update on Clean Water and Toilet Project in Honduras”

February 5 – *Fab 5* Joint 5-Club Meeting at Rossmoor Event Center
February 6 – No regular meeting at Oakwood
February 13 – Speaker Rabbi Labkowski: “Telling the Story of Chabad”
February 20 – Speaker Tina Akins, 5160 District Governor 2019-2020
February 27 – Speaker Ali Stoddard: “The Medical Benefits of CBD”

March 5 – Musician Carlos Reyes: “Carlos and Violin at his Best”
*March 7* – “Swing to Freedom” Gala at the Veteran’s Memorial Building
March 12 – Speaker Bob Cahn: “About 95% of the Universe is Missing!”

*CANCELLED* – March 19 – Speaker Elliott Kallen: “Changing Teenage Suicide and Depression”
 *CANCELLED* – March 26 – Speaker Pete Callahan: “Searching for YOUR Meaning in Life”

April  2 – Inaugural Zoom Meeting
April 9 – Speaker Dr. Robert Sieben: “47 Ways for Homeowners to Prevent Wildfires”

April 16 – Speaker Michael Bloom: “Staying Out of Risk Situations”
April 23 – Speaker Leighton Burrey: “Dynasty Trusts”

April 30 – Speaker Don Tatzin, Former Lafayette Mayor  

July 2 – Speaker Mary McCosker: Lafayette Historical Society
July 9 – Speaker Maya Smith: The Importance of Spreading Kindness
July 16 – Speaker Jim Scala: Old Wives’ Tales

July 23 – Speaker Don Jenkins & Andy Amstutz: Lamorinda Village
July 30 – Speaker Jennifer Perlmutter: 2020 Business Owner of the Year “Small Business Generation”

Aug 6 – Speaker Yenjean Hwang: Zambia Eye Clinic
Aug 13 – Speaker Bekcy Straw: The Adventure Project
Aug 20 – Speaker Jim Sullivan: The Salvation Army
Aug 27 – Speaker Andrew Branagh: Wings Inflatable Inc.

Sept 3 – Speaker Andrew Parrott, CFA: US 2020 Presidential Election – 10 Truths No Matter Who Wins
Sept 10 – Speaker Janet Lautenberger, Adelante Foundation: Microloans in Honduras
Sept 17 – Speaker Steven King: Internet Trends, Networking (5G), Security & More 
Sept 24 – Speaker Richard Whitmore, Lafayette Superintendent: How Schools are Progressing

Oct 1 – Speaker Susan Candell, Vice Mayor: Task Force to Effect Change & Action in Racial Equality in Lafayette
Oct 8 – Speaker John Donnelly, Vaccinology Consulting LLC: COVID-19: Where Are We Now & Where Are We Going?
Oct 15 – Speaker Erika Leonard, KidPower: Personal Safety Skills for Children & Adults to Prevent Bullying, Abuse, Abduction & Other Violence

Past Event: Tribute to the Troops